How to cook the perfect roast chicken

If treated properly, roast chicken is glorious: golden and impressive

Is Ivanka Trump a restrainer, or an enabler?

The unofficial but crucial role of Ivanka Trump at her father’s White House

The other sexual double-standard

Why is self-love for women so cool and feminist? For men it’s seen as sad and sleazy

Tesla’s Model S makes all other cars seem obsolete

This is to the luxury family sedan what the iPhone is to the Nokia

A pair of Master and Dynamic MW50 On-Ear Headphones

An epic quest for the ultimate wireless headphones

The wait for Apple’s AirPods was excrutiating, so I found my audible pleasure elsewhere

Bottles of champagne in an ice bucket

Treat mum to some top notch booze on Mother’s Day

Stock up on quality gin, prosecco and whisky to make Mothering Sunday special

A bunch of flowers by Flowers by Hayford and Rhodes

Mother’s Day presents that aren’t a load of old rubbish

A guide to gifts that won’t leave mum feeling angry, or even disappointed

rolls of cheddar flavoured irish soda bread

How to bake simple cheddar soda bread

A cheesy twist on the recipe for the classic Irish loaf

Collection of Irish whiskey in shot glasses

The best Irish whiskeys to craic open

Distilleries across the Emerald Isle are now producing whiskeys to truly savour

Passengers queue at an airport to board a plane

I pity the fools who queue to get on planes

It doesn’t matter how long people stand at the departure gate, they’ll still end up in their allocated seat

A visitor looks at a selection of paintings, at the press view for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2006, the world's largest open contemporary art exhibition showcasing work by unknown and emerging artists

How the Royal Academy is dramatically reinventing itself

To mark its 250th anniversary next year, the RA is to undergo an extensive redevelopment

The Diary: your essential what’s on guide

Your indispensable guide to the best theatre, film, sport, restaurants and much more

Bet on new stars being born at Cheltenham Festival 2017

Thistlecrack will be missing, but there are plenty of other horses worth backing at this year’s Cheltenham

Interview: AP McCoy on betting, boobs and boozing at the Cheltenham Festival

The 20-time champion jockey discusses life after racing and what inspired him to write Jilly Cooper-style bonkbusters

How to make a classic pork pie

A weekend project that will be well worth the effort

CNN presenter calls on women around the world to ‘step up’

Christiane Amanpour was speaking at an International Women’s Day event in London

Exhibition preview: Howard Hodgkin at National Portrait Gallery

The death of the revered British painter comes shortly before the opening of a major new show in London

Give British veal a bash!

How to eat veal with a clear conscience

Tailored suits: the ultimate buyer’s guide

Everything you need to know about splashing out on a bespoke suit

Exhibition preview: Cure3

Damien Hirst, Grayson Perry and Peter Blake put art in a box to raise money for Parkinson’s charity

Six plays to book ahead for

A selection of the most highly-anticipated productions on their way to British theatres in the coming months

The death of the album has been exaggerated

The remarkable resurgence of vinyl shows there’s life in the LP yet

Olivier Awards 2017: full list of nominations

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child receives a record-breaking 11 nominations

A connoisseur’s guide to pork pies

From pubs and supermarkets to flash restaurants, pork pies have gone gourmet

A Strictly spectacular night at Banqueting House

Darcey Bussell hosted a fundraising event in aid of Borne, the premature birth charity